Pro­test­ers in­vade Her­itage Foun­da­tion

The Washington Times Daily - - POLITICS - — Douglas Ernst

The Her­itage Foun­da­tion, one of the most in­flu­en­tial think tanks in the U.S., was swarmed Tues­day by left-wing ac­tivists.

Pro­test­ers from People’s Ac­tion packed into The Her­itage Foun­da­tion’s main lobby to shout griev­ances about Pres­i­dent Trump’s bud­get, his plans to build a wall along the U.S. south­ern bor­der and other is­sues. They screamed “shut it down,” while re­fus­ing to of­fer a rep­re­sen­ta­tive to speak with The Daily Sig­nal, the con­ser­va­tive non­profit’s me­dia plat­form.

“Why is fund­ing pos­si­bly go­ing to bor­der wall when our com­mu­ni­ties have no clean wa­ter? @re­alDon­aldTrump @Her­itage #WaterIsLife #RiseUp2017,” People’s Ac­tion tweeted with video of the protest.

“We want people to know that Don­ald Trump is not the one who wrote this bud­get. It’s these people [at Her­itage]! Don­ald Trump is their pup­pet,” said one pro­tester.

The Her­itage Foun­da­tion blasted the group once it was cleared from the area.

“We will not be bul­lied or si­lenced by staged pro­test­ers backed by pro­gres­sive special in­ter­est groups con­nected to Ge­orge Soros,” the non­profit tweeted.

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